Accident Panavia Tornado F Mk 3 ZE166,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55413
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Date:Wednesday 10 January 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic TOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Panavia Tornado F Mk 3
Owner/operator:56 (Punjab) Sqn RAF
Registration: ZE166
MSN: AT013/3244
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Ewerby, near Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire (EGXC)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: MoD UK
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Tornado F3s ZE166 and ZE862 collided almost head on during ACT due an error by the pilot of ZE862. ZE862 crashed 50 yards from the Sleaford to Lincoln railway line. Wreckage fell onto the line between Metheringham and Ruskington blocking the line for five hours. ZE166 crashed at Ewerby near Sleaford. All four crew ejected safely

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: MoD UK
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


1. Flight International 4-10 June 1997

Revision history:

20-Mar-2011 15:09 harro Updated [Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
03-Jul-2011 22:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
15-Jan-2012 14:47 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
27-May-2013 00:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Jan-2014 20:21 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Embed code]
13-Jun-2016 12:02 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
14-Nov-2018 15:20 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
27-May-2020 07:40 MIG21 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Operator]
23-Oct-2023 18:29 harro Updated [[Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Operator]]

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